Multimode optic fibers have a large core (50 micrometers) and a cladding diameter of 125 micrometers. Due to this, it can carry hundreds of separate light waves over short distances. This fiber is often used in urban systems that require many signals to be carried to the central switching stations where they are then distributed.
Other applications of fiber optics In addition to using the fibers in transmitting information, they are also used in other applications. One of the applications is in the lensing technology where the fibers make it possible for people to manufacture a wide range of lens shapes from the optical fiber.